Advanced EU Competition Law, Brussels, 2016

Mr. Gönenç Gürkaynak, ELIG Gürkaynak’s managing partner and head of our competition law and regulatory team, spoke at a panel entitled “Mergers: Practical Challenges” at the Advanced EU Competition Law, Brussels Conference on Wednesday, November 24, 2016. For a review of the presentations and post conference information, please view the conference website and program.

Key topics included:

  • Major Events and Policy Issues in the Past Twelve Months
  • Private Enforcement
  • Cartels: Lessons Learnt from Recent Investigations
  • Cartel Settlements
  • Merger Control: Review of Recent Developments
  • Current Trends in Economic Analysis of Merger Control
  • Mergers: Practical Challenges
  • Vertical Restraints
  • Digital Market
  • IP and Competition Law
  • Information Exchange
  • Dawn Raids

Featured speakers included:

  • Prof. Richard whish qc (hon), Emeritus Professor of Law, King’s College London
  • Marc Van Der Woude, Judge, General Court
  • Carles Esteva Mosso, Deputy Director General for Mergers, DG Competition, European Commission
  • Maria Jaspers, Head of Unit, Cartel Directorate, DG Competition, European Commission
  • Marvin N. Price JR., Director of Criminal Enforcement, Antitrust Division, U.S. Department of Justice
  • Ann Marie Galvin, Legal Counsel, Competition, Unilever Legal Group
  • Eddy De Smijter, Head of Unit, Private Enforcement, DG Competition, European Commission
  • The Hon. Mr. Justice William McKechnie, Judge, The Supreme Court, Ireland
  • Daniel Beard QC, Barrister, Monckton Chambers
  • Simon Genevaz, Head of Mergers Unit, Autorité de la Concurrence
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